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  • Parenting Work


    Last call week of 2020 – complete Unfortunately it rather badly – mostly because G WOULD NOT GO TO BED. I have no idea when the epic fight against bedtime ended, but I believe…

    November 10, 2020
  • Weekend Work


    HIGHS! The election! And Biden/Harris totally rocking their speeches last night! Made me so happy. Cameron was so excited that he fell asleep. Um . . . call has been okay? LOWS! We are…

    November 8, 2020
  • life Work

    5 on a Friday – quick edition

    Feeling: Mildly anxious. Frustrated that I have already heard G. (It’s 5:48 and I really want to run this AM). Craving: A massage/spa day. Ideally as part of a couples’ weekend. Remember massages? (I…

    November 6, 2020
  • life Work


    I am not going to speculate on a winner; will leave that to the experts. 2. I am not going to let this stressful moment in time ruin the good momentum I have been…

    November 4, 2020
  • life Work

    Last call of 2020

    I have a great job. I really do. I honestly can’t think of a better combination of responsibilities or a superior schedule to the one I have right now. I have enough flexibility and…

    November 3, 2020
  • Parenting Work

    You Win Some, You Lose Some

    You all always have the best reading recs – thank you! Yesterday’s WINS: ✅ Finishing I’d Give Anything (OMG, that ending!) ✅ Time block planning my work day and really killing it on the…

    October 28, 2020
  • Planners Work

    Appreciative Inquiry Etc

    Yesterday was much better. Thankfully! I had a good patient day, a lovely resident, completed all outstanding notes, and took care of some other nagging things. We also got our residency applications for the…

    October 22, 2020
  • Goals Work

    Work Day Fail Confessional

    Yesterday was a work day where I got almost nothing done. Oops. I woke up later than intended with a headache and this sent me off on a bad path that I was largely…

    October 21, 2020
  • Planners Work

    Planning Mojo, The Social Dilemma, and More

    Planning Mojo & Unpredictable Responsibilities I’ve gotten a few questions related to planning when your days are relatively unpredictable and filled with ever-changing demands. From Lily: “I’ve realised that the reason I’ve lost my…

    October 15, 2020
  • COVID19 Work

    School, Conferences, Etc

    School A heads back to in-person school today. There are only 3 others from her class going back, and they will be stationed in the back of another classroom (rumor has it there are…

    October 13, 2020